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How much does a Resident Advisor make?

Updated Jul 29, 2021

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$30,081 /yr
Average Base Pay

142 salaries

$21K

Low

$30K

Average

$43K

High

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The national average salary for Resident Advisor is $30,081 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Resident Advisor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 142 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Resident Advisor employees.

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The Ohio State University
4.2

The Ohio State University

Resident Advisor - Monthly

$322

 /mo
Range: $175 - $4K
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$175

$4K

$175 - $3,500 Range

Texas A&M University
4.4

Texas A&M University

Resident Advisor - Monthly

$937

 /mo
Range: $817 - $2K

$817

$2K

$817 - $1,877 Range

Covenant House
3

Covenant House

Resident Advisor - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $22

$17

$22

$17 - $22 Range

EF Education First
3.6

EF Education First

Resident Advisor - Hourly

$12

 /hr
Range: $9 - $15

$9

$15

$9 - $15 Range

UNC Charlotte
4.4

UNC Charlotte

Resident Advisor - Monthly

$379

 /mo
Range: $188 - $2K

$188

$2K

$188 - $2,207 Range

Vanderbilt University
4.2

Vanderbilt University

Resident Advisor

$3,173

 /yr
Range: $2K - $16K

$2K

$16K

$2,102 - $16,169 Range

Job Corps
3.3

Job Corps

Resident Advisor - Hourly

$15

 /hr
Range: $12 - $17

$12

$17

$12 - $17 Range

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Educational Housing Services
3.6

Educational Housing Services

Resident Advisor - Monthly

$725

 /mo
Range: $565 - $3K

$565

$3K

$565 - $2,755 Range

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4.5

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Resident Advisor

$14,413

 /yr
Range: $2K - $25K

$2K

$25K

$1,649 - $24,817 Range

University of Kentucky
4.1

University of Kentucky

Resident Advisor - Hourly

$8

 /hr
Range: $7 - $13

$7

$13

$7 - $13 Range

The University of Alabama
4.4

The University of Alabama

Resident Advisor - Monthly

$170

 /mo
Range: $158 - $170

$158

$170

$158 - $170 Range

Maryland Division of Juvenile Services
2.6

Maryland Division of Juvenile Services

Resident Advisor - Hourly

$22

 /hr
Range: $16 - $24

$16

$24

$16 - $24 Range

University of Michigan
4.4

University of Michigan

Resident Advisor

$12,404

 /yr
Range: $11K - $15K

$11K

$15K

$11,189 - $15,105 Range

North Carolina State University
4.2

North Carolina State University

Resident Advisor

$2,264

 /yr
Range: $2K - $11K

$2K

$11K

$1,811 - $10,789 Range

UNC Chapel Hill
4.1

UNC Chapel Hill

Resident Advisor

$5,027

 /yr
Range: $5K - $6K

$5K

$6K

$4,808 - $6,100 Range

University of Kentucky
4.1

University of Kentucky

Resident Advisor - Hourly

$8

 /hr
Range: $8 - $11

$8

$11

$8 - $11 Range

The Menninger Clinic
3.7

The Menninger Clinic

Resident Advisor - Hourly

$17

 /hr
Range: $17 - $20

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

Texas A&M University
4.4

Texas A&M University

Resident Advisor - Hourly

$10

 /hr
Range: $5 - $11

$5

$11

$5 - $11 Range

Virginia Tech
4.4

Virginia Tech

Resident Advisor - Monthly

$290

 /mo
Range: $282 - $597

$282

$597

$282 - $597 Range

Virginia Tech
4.4

Virginia Tech

Resident Advisor - Monthly

$315

 /mo
Range: $284 - $568

$284

$568

$284 - $568 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Resident Advisor salaries

The national average salary for a Resident Advisor is $30,081 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Resident Advisor salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 142 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Resident Advisor employees.

The highest salary for a Resident Advisor in United States is $42,600 per year.

The lowest salary for a Resident Advisor in United States is $21,241 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent resident advisor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$35,000
per year
A Resident Advisor in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Additional Pay
$36k cash bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Hospital
$13
hourly
A Resident Advisor in the Laredo, TX Area area reported making $13 per hour
Job Highlights
Laredo, TX Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Government
$14
hourly
A Resident Mentor in the Fort Collins, CO Area area reported making $14 per hour
Job Highlights
Fort Collins, CO Area area
Part-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$1,000
monthly
A Resident Advisor in the Seattle, WA Area area reported making $1,000 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Seattle, WA Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
College / University
$35,000
per year
A Resident Advisor in the Burlington, VT Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
Burlington, VT Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$20
hourly
A Resident Advisor in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Columbus, OH Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$18,000
per year
A Resident Advisor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $18,000 per year
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$17
hourly
A Resident Advisor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
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